Join Women In Bio and the Joint Genome Institute for an information session for middle school girls, grades 6-8.
- Learn about career opportunities in the life sciences
- Meet women scientists and business professionals
- Tour a research facility that uses genomics in clean energy programs
- Perform a hands-on science activity
- Did we mention pizza?! The program ends with a pizza party!
Date: Thursday, October 18, 2012 4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Check-in: 4:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.*
Program: 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.: Panel discussion with JGI presenters, lab activity and tour of the facility
Location: DOE Joint Genome Institute (JGI) 2800 Mitchell Dr., Walnut Creek, CA 94598
Register: www.womeninbio.org or call 703-819-7647
Advance registration is required by October 11; this event is limited to girls in grades 6, 7, and 8. No walk-ins accepted. Due to space restrictions, parents are unable to participate in the event.
*Parents please return at 6:50 p.m.